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All Rheumatologic and Myofascial Pain Articles

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is one of the most common rheumatologic conditions seen in children. Thankfully, there are treatments that can help minimize symptoms and aid in diminishing the potential long-term sequelae of the disease. This article reviews the pharmacological options to control pain and inflammation.
Read about new research on the effectiveness of massage for knee osteoarthritis.
Review of current treatments for hip osteoarthritis.
Pain research updates from the December 2012 issue of Practical Pain Management.
This article reviews pain management methods to determine which method is most efficacious in reducing postoperative pain in patients undergoing elective lower extremity arthroplasty.
The high prevalence of painful diseases that occur below the knee clearly calls on all of us to invite the podiatrists in our communities to be members of our teams.
Physicians should consider platelet rich plasma prolotherapy for patients with tendinopathies or rotator cuff tears before any surgical interventions.
Gary W. Jay, MD, FAAPM knew Janet Travell, MD, the physician who treated John F. Kennedy's pain. He comments on her pain management plan.
John F. Kennedy’s medical history highlights how a genetic autoimmune disorder became centralized intractable pain.
Three cases illustrate the difficulties that may be seen when diagnosing, treating, and caring for patients with RA.
Myofascial pain is now estimated to affect approximately 44 million Americans. Article explores the many root causes of the condition.
From oral and topical medications to lifestyle intervention, this article provides tips for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
In-depth fibromyalgia article. It reviews the literature and examines the etiology, comorbid symptoms and disorders, and non-pharmacological treatment options for fibromyalgia.
Patients who present with general ankle pain need to be closely worked up for accurate diagnosis because “ankle” as a term is a relatively unspecific anatomical term. Details on diagnosis and treatments of this type of degenerative arthritis.
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